Date AnnouncedOct. 4, 2019
President Trump issues Proclamation 9945, suspending the entry of immigrants who do not have health insurance coverage within 30 days of entering, or cannot demonstrate ability to pay for medical costs.
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Effective Date of ChangeNov. 3, 2019
Subsequent ActionNovember 26, 2019
On November 26, 2019, a federal judge in Oregon issued a preliminary injunction, thus enjoining the government from taking any action to implement or enforce Presidential Proclamation No. 9945. Finding that the government has not established irreparable harm, the Ninth Circuit denies the government's motion for stay of the Oregon federal court's injunction. Ninth Circuit hears oral argument in the government's appeal on Sept. 3, 2020, and its decision remains pending (as of 10/27/20). Doe v. Trump (D. Oregon, 3:19-cv-01743) (Ninth Cir. 19-36020).
**Litigation is listed for informational purposes and is not comprehensive. For the current status of legal challenges, check other sources.**Preliminary Injunction enjoining government from taking any action to implement or enforce Presidential Proclamation No. 9945
Subsequent ActionDecember 31, 2020
The Ninth Circuit held that the Health Care Ban Proclamation No. 9945, issued on October 9, 2019, “was within the President’s statutory authority and therefore reverse the district court’s order enjoining the Proclamation’s implementation.”
**Litigation is listed for informational purposes and is not comprehensive. For the current status of legal challenges, check other sources.**Doe v. Trump - Dec. 31, 2020 Opinion
Status: In Litigation
Type of Action: Presidential Orders
Subject Matter: Immigrant Visas